‘Great Pitcher’ Yang Hyeon-jong, 3rd and youngest ever 160 wins
Yang Hyeon-jong, the ‘great pitcher’ 토스카지노of professional baseball KIA, achieved 160 wins for the third time in KBO league history.
Yang Hyeon-jong set a record by adding the help of the batting line and the bullpen to his 5 innings and 1 run run.
This is reporter Hong Seok-jun.
KIA opened fire first with Kim Sun-bin’s timely hit in the first episode.
In the opportunity of the next two bases loaded, Byun Woo-hyeok fired his first personal home run against Samsung starter Won Tae-in.
Starter Yang Hyeon-jong, who received generous support for 5 points in the first half, controlled the Samsung batting line with stable pitching.
Yang Hyeon-jong was replaced with a runner left in the 6th inning, but Jeon Sang-hyun, who touched the baton, struck out three consecutive batters with no bases loaded and kept Yang Hyeon-jong’s first win of the season.
Yang Hyeon-jong, who scored 7 strikeouts with 1 run in 5 innings, became the third and youngest player in history to reach 160 wins, following Song Jin-woo and Jeong Min-cheol, as the team won 6-2.
It caught up with the record of second place Jeong Min-cheol by only one win.
<Yang Hyeon-jong / KIA Pitcher> “I would like to say thank you to the players for blocking well and protecting the victory even in difficult situations. I will prepare well so that I can exceed the record of senior Song Jin-woo (210 wins) until retirement.”
SSG takes the lead with Joo-hwan Choi’s preemptive solo shot in the second episode.
SSG was hit by Kiwoom Russell for the first time in the KBO league in the 4th inning and turned around, but after Choi Jeong’s timely hit to tie the score, SSG won 3 consecutive victories with a thrilling 3-2 victory with Hanyu Island’s final blow for two days in a row in the 8th inning.
Starter McCarty, backed by Heredia and Choi Ji-hoon’s defense, won his 2nd win of the season with 7 innings of unclaimed pitching.
Doosan won 3 consecutive victories by beating KT 5-1 with the help of Yang Seok-hwan, the sole leader in home runs, who recorded 3 RBIs, including the 5th wedge of the season.